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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging (PDF)

no illusions about the obstacles entailed in taking on massive global industries. Chapman and Freeman offer encouragement that, given persistence, good science, research-based recommendations, skilled advocacy and perhaps above all, politicians with integ
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:19
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[Australia] Simon Chapman: Up in smoke

AUSTRALIA’S pioneering plain tobacco packaging legislation, which was fully implemented 2 years ago, is the single most important piece of tobacco legislation ever introduced. I reached this conclusion while doing research for my book*, covering the
Medical Journal of Australia
added Nov 24, 2014 03:48
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Removing the emperor’s clothes: Australia and tobacco plain packaging

Description: Full text will be released Novemeber 27, 2014
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:46
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Raleigh Trevelyan, Chronicler of a Notable Family, Dies at 91

His best-known work, “Sir Walter Raleigh” (2004), argued for the elevation of his ancestor to the upper reaches of the pantheon of British greats...based on his achievements as an explorer, courtier, poet, American colonizer and early purveyor of tobacco
New York Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:21
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[Australia] Public Health and Plain Packaging of Cigarettes / Legal Issues

authors’ analysis sheds light on broader questions relating to the capacity of governments to regulate tobacco products and the tobacco industry, and to regulate in the interests of public health more generally. The answers to these questions are of vital
Elgar Online (Edward Elgar Publishing)
added Nov 19, 2014 16:12
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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‘The Doubt Factory’ and ‘Love Is the Drug’

Bacigalupi doesn’t shy from indicting real-world doubt merchants by name and deed. (Alix’s Seitz Academy can only be an allusion to Frederick Seitz, a physicist who was often accused of shilling for the pro-tobacco and global-warming-denial lobbies.)
New York Times
added Nov 10, 2014 10:46
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A Writer Whose Pen Never Rests, Even Facing Death

Clive James has just published a book of writing on poetry...Once a three-fisted drinker and smoker, Mr. James, 75, was found to have leukemia in 2010, with the added complications of emphysema and kidney failure.
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2014 19:33
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A Chronicler of Warnings Denied / Naomi Oreskes Imagines the Future History of Climate Change

“We’ve got to write a book about this.” I told Erik. It took us five years. [Their book is “Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues From Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming.”]
New York Times
added Oct 27, 2014 21:57
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How To Quit Smoking: Stick Your Head In A Can Of Cigarette Butts, Says Famed Psychologist

"Even though it feels great at the time, it has delayed consequences that would probably not have me alive at this time if I continue," says Mischel, now 84 years old, a professor at Columbia University, and author of "The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Se
Business Insider
added Oct 15, 2014 12:36
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